# CTL 2012: The Write Angle for Teaching Math

I had the pleasure of running a workshop at this weekend’s Celebration of Teaching and Learning in New York City. The workshop explored ways to inspire and structure student writing in math class, and was sponsored by Math for America.

In addition to the workshop, I wrote a companion piece for the CTL’s Edblog, titled “*The Write Angle for Teaching Math*“:

http://thirteencelebration.org/blog/edblog/edblog-the-write-angle-for-teaching-math/3193/

The incorporation of writing into math class has played a pivotal role in my development and evolution as a math teacher. This article discusses some of the ways I get students writing about math, both technically and creatively.

Writing in math class opens up a whole new world for both teachers and students. Give it a try! You might be surprised at where it takes you.

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